Revesby Abbey - The Ghost Book
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Revesby Abbey

Revesby Abbey
LOCATION INFORMATION

LOCATION: Revesby, Lincolnshire, UK

DATE BUILT: 1845 

GRADE LISTED: Grade I

RUINED: No.

ORIGINAL PURPOSE: A Victorian manor. 

OTHER USES: American Airforce used the abbey for accommodation in the 1950s, as did RAF personnel in the 1960s.

PREVIOUS BUILDINGS ON SITE: A Cistercian monastery stood on the site from 1143 until it was destroyed on orders from King Henry VIII in 1583. Around the 1600s, a country house existed which was bought by Joseph Banks in 1711 and gained the name ‘Banks Abbey’. When this property fell into disrepair, some of the materials were used to build the current house. 

HISTORY

INTERESTING FACTS: The purchaser, Joseph Banks, was the Great-Grandfather of famous botanist Sir Joseph Banks.

CLAIM TO FAME: Sir Joseph Banks, the famous botanist grew up at Revesby. He sailed with Captain James Cook on the voyage that resulted in the discovery of Australia. Cook named Botany Bay in honour of Joseph. 

GRIZZLY HISTORY: 

DEATHS: In 1870, the skeletons of several monks were found on the grounds.

HAUNTINGS

RESIDENT GHOSTS: 

• A butler. 

• A young boy.

TIMESPAN OF HAUNTINGS: Unknown.

REPORTED PARANORMAL ACTIVITY:

Audible: Disembodied footsteps heard. Chanting heard.

Visual: Shadows seen. 

Intelligent:

Sensory: People report feeling pushed by unseen hands. Unexplained temperature changes. 

Poltergeist: Doors are said to close and lock on their own. 

Technological: EMF spikes.

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REVESBY ABBEY GHOST HUNTS

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EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS

Have you experienced paranormal activity at Revesby Abbey?

Would you like your encounter published on The Ghost Book? Then get in touch! 

INVESTIGATION FOOTAGE
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GHOST HUNTS AVAILABLE: Yes

CURB APPEAL: 

FOOD & DRINK SERVED: No 

ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE: No 

REVESBY ABBEY

Abbey Road,

Boston

Lincolnshire

PE22 7NX

UK